Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Music Share requires that you have received 2 vaccinations and at least one booster dose in order to work in-person with our participants.

Yes. You are required to wear your mask during the entire duration of your on-site visits.

No. You will be provided with a new mask upon arrival at the Long Term Care community, which you will be required to use.

If you are a volunteer, you will visit with the community for 2 hours each week. If you are a student placement, you will visit with the community for roughly 8 – 10 hours each week.

Most of our visits last between 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Music Share works with communities across the GTA and we do our best to find a community that is close to your location.

The purpose of Music Share’s programming is to empower the older adult participants, by allowing them to choose the music that they want to listen to. However, if residents ask what you like to listen to there may be opportunities to share your favourite songs.

Music Share will provide you with all the required materials and information, in order for you to provide the correct music to each individual.

No. All of our volunteers who work in-person must be over the age of 18, so Music Share reserves its playlisting opportunities for high school volunteers.

No. Music Share requires that you be over the age of 18 in order to provide our in-person programming.

Yes. Music Share welcomes any individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of older adults living in Long Term Care.

Yes. We ask that you make a minimum commitment of 3 months. Music Share focuses on providing consistent social interactions on a weekly basis, and creating meaningful relationships for our participants.

Yes. Please notify us if you would like to stay for a longer amount of time then designated, and we will make sure it is ok with the Long Term Care community.